2010 Riverside Ave.
Paso Robles, CA
Open Thurs. - Sun.
1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
The museum's newest exhibit will be highlighted
on September 10 from 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Our re-creation is a 1/3 size model
of the grand entrance to the El Paso de Robles Hotel.
Click here to see the flyer.
Always Held on the Saturday
Preceding October 12
The purpose of Pioneer Day in 1931
was to thank the area ranchers and farmers for their
business during the difficult years of the Depression.
Their produce helped to keep the local economy going.
The merchants closed their doors for the day and
invited the farmers and ranchers to come to town
and enjoy lunch in the park. The tradition has
continued with a free bean feed in the downtown city
park, following a parade on Spring Street that begins
at 10:00 a.m.
Some of the special activities that have taken place at
past Open House events . . . enjoying the music,
watching wool spinning and wheat weaving,
listening to small gasoline engines, practicing cowboy
skills --- roping a stationary target and branding
a block of wood, seeing the huge Jeanesville Pump
and viewing the tractors that were driven through the
Enjoy our skilled carving demonstrations every
2nd Saturday of the month from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Watch woodcarving by members of the
California Carvers Guild.
Visitors are welcome and informal instruction
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